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Vocabulary and Use your English


Choose the correct answers.
1 
The leaked out of my pen and ruined everything in 8 
He made a bad decision; now hes in trouble and
my bag! has to the music.
a oil a look
b ink b deal
c plaster c cope
d watercolour d face
2 He denied taking the money but soon changed his 9 Thats a great song and its racing up the music
when video footage proved he was the thief. in countries around the world.
a song a lists
b music b charts
c tune c ladders
d hymn d catalogues
3 
Once the album sold 100,000 , the band was 10 I find James annoying because hes always his
awarded a gold album. own trumpet about his success.
a copies a carrying
b editions b playing
c numbers c blowing
d reproductions d using
4 The choir members needed a lot of practice before they 11 
The singer is contract to record three albums
could sing harmony. for his record label.
a on a on
b with b in
c for c over
d in d under
5 
In most bands, its the vocalist who gets most of the 12 The artist dipped his brush in the oil paint and
attention from fans and the media. began painting on the .
a top a picture
b lead b easel
c first c canvas
d front d palette
6 I was so bored with the phone conversation that I 13 
What a strange painting this is! Is the a chair or
on a piece of paper as my sister spoke. a person?
a carved a subject
b illustrated b item
c painted c topic
d doodled d theme
7 
I wrote the lyrics to the song and my friend them to 14 A good dance song has to have a strong, fast
some music. that you can move to.
a set a pulse
b fixed b beat
c applied c metre
d arranged d measure

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Many art critics attended the of the artists new 18 
Cubism was an early 20th century art that was
work in Paris. pioneered by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso.
a show a goal
b display b purpose
c exhibition c objective
d demonstration d movement
16 Generally, I dont like cover , but this song is 19 
The predominant colours in the landscape painting
almost as good as the original. were light and dark of green.
a variations a hues
b variants b shades
c varieties c tints
d versions d strokes
17 
Most people dont pay much attention to the 20 
When the gallery told Damien that they wanted to
acts at concerts, but lots of them are very good. buy his paintings, it was music his ears.
a opening a in
b opened b for
c opener c to
d open d from

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Grammar
Choose the correct answers.
1
This drawing is good. Who is the artist? 8 
Which is band in the world? Is it the Rolling
a much Stones?
b far a performing the oldest
c pretty b the oldest performing
d a bit c the performing older
2
Jack isnt to be a great painter. d older than performing
a so original 9
Drawing isnt as messy to do finger painting.
b too original a as
c enough original b so
d original enough c than
3
It takes courage to perform live. d from
a sort of 10 
Those singers are the same; they both produce
b a great deal of terrible music!
c more or less a less and more
d somewhat b more and more
4
You can buy CDs for as as 99 cents these days. c more or less
a little d less or more
b least 11 Picasso was that his works are priceless.
c a little a a such great artist
d less b such great artist
5
Was da Vinci more successful Michelangelo? c so great artist
a for d such a great artist
b from 12 When he began singing ballads, he became to.
c than a boring enough to listen
d that b too boring to listen
6
In opera, the higher the note, it is to reach it. c enough boring to listen to
a hard d such boring to listen
b harder 13 
Hes a very good sculptor, but I think hes getting
c more hard better.
d the harder a almost
7 
Pavarotti was a wonderful opera singer, but when he b even
performed his favourite arias, he sang more beautifully. c more
a still d kind of
b very
c quite
d really

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14 Is there for all of the students to use? 18 Jason played the guitar I thought he would.
a enough paint a more expertly than
b paint enough b more expert than
c enough to paint c so expertly that
d more enough paint d such an expert that
15 The younger actress was the older one. 19 This is statue Ive ever seen.
a not confident than a more amazing than the
b least confident of b most amazing
c less confident than c the most amazing
d the less confident of d the more amazing
16 
Most teens only listen to silly pop music; 20 
This song is I always want to dance when I
appreciate opera. hear it.
a fewer a such catchy
b a little b too catchy
c so little c catchy that
d so few d so catchy that
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The artist retired to the countryside to live she
could.
a a healthy life as
b as healthy a life as
c healthy as a life
d as a healthy life as

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